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Fairfield opening celebration

Castle Cary and Ansford celebrate the completion of its new community project! Following years of dedication and hard work from a group of volunteers, the Fairfield Project is now complete with a pump track, adventure trail, sensory garden, meadow gym, a network of...

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Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre

This hidden gem, on Oborne Road, dating from 1869 is the source of potable water for Sherborne and surrounding villages. In Victorian times Sherborne’s water was so badly polluted that the death rate rose to over 67 per thousand with the consequence that the Local...

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Drayton Street Fair at 23

Why change a winning formula? On 1 September for the 23rd year, Drayton Street Fair will be celebrating the end of the summer. The aroma of bacon rolls will once again drift down School Street, as the roads are closed to traffic, heralding the village’s annual mix of...

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Five Bridges Festival

Five Bridges Festival comprises five events over five days within sight of the five bridges of Bradford Abbas during St Mary’s Week. This year’s Street Fayre will run on the 25 Aug from 12 midday between the Rose and Crown Pub and The School.  Look out for: children’s...

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Sherborne Treasure to go on display with Salvidor Dali

The Charles Dickens/William Charles Macready Sherborne House Screen is to go on display in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh next June. The theme of the Exhibition is Collage and will include by many famous artists, not least both Picasso and Salvidor...

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Somerset Sight – Max’s Motor Museum Visit

Max, 35, who lives in Somerton, is a self-confessed petrol head. Before his sight prevented him from driving he used to race motorbikes. Max has Retinitis Pigmentosa which has caused his sight to deteriorate dramatically. Max is now registered severely sight impaired...

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Myth Magic and Mystery in Dorset

An exhibition of world renowned painter André Durand’s Diana Dorset Allegories will take place at Sherborne’s Grain Gallery, from 30 June – 25 August 2018. The initial launch will showcase two paintings, depicting Diana, Princess of Wales as the Greco-Roman goddess...

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